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Northern Plains Bone Hairpipe Breastplate

rows of bone hairpipes strung with hide thongs coated in red pigment and separated by leather spacers; tie made of buffalo hide and strung with faceted white beads, overall length 22 in., width 9.75 in.
second half 19th century

Condition:

Some leather spacers are broken or cracked in several places. Some attempt at stabilization with cotton thread.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,875
09/18/2020

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